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Alawites rally after 'Assad's cousin killed officer'
Al Jazeera

Alawites rally after 'Assad's cousin killed officer'

Suleiman al-Assad reportedly kills Syrian officer in road rage sparking protests in regime stronghold of Latakia. Anger mounted in the Syrian city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad, following the killing of an officer in the ... Al Jazeera, 1 month ago
Moscow Times

Rebels see tougher war with Russians in Syria, evoke Afghanistan

Recent gains have brought the rebels into the Ghab Plain, just east of the Alawite mountains that overlook the coast. AMMAN/BEIRUT: Rebels who have inflicted big losses on Syrian PresidentBashar al-Assad say Russia's intervention in support of its ally will ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Syrian Rebels Foresee Tougher War With Russian Presence, Evoke Afghanistan  Moscow Times2 weeks ago Rebels say Syria could be the next Afghanistan with Russian involvement  Business Insider2 weeks ago Insight - Rebels see tougher war with Russians in Syria, evoke Afghanistan  Yahoo!Xtra2 weeks ago
Yahoo! Maktoob News

Putin is upping the ante in Syria

American intelligence officials told The Telegraph that Russia is building a military base in Assad's Alawite stronghold of Latakia. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is "already giving Syria quite serious help with equipment and ...
 Yahoo! Maktoob News1 month ago How Russia outplayed US in Middle East's great game? : October 06, 2015, 9:32 pm  Daily Times1 day ago Top NATO general: Russia building anti-access bubble over Syria  Jerusalem Post1 week ago Russia's military build up props up Assad  Reuters1 week ago
Muscat Daily

Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Latakia, the heartland of the minority Alawite sect to which the Assad clan belongs, has been largely spared the violence that has wracked Syria since an uprising against regime rule erupted in March 2011. "Terrorists detonated a car laden with ...
 Muscat Daily1 month ago Between the lines on a map  Tasmania Mercury1 week ago Car bomb rocks Latakia city; 10 dead, scores hurt  Oman Tribune1 month ago Car bomb kills 10 in Assad stronghold  Independent On Saturday1 month ago
Now News

Policemen shot dead in Tartous militia's "de-facto state"

BEIRUT Security forces in an Alawite town near Tartous have been attacked by a National Defense Force unit amid residents complaints over the rogue actions of the militia force, the latest instance of the growing lawlessness in the regime's coastal ...
 Now News2 weeks ago

Despair Surrounds Pro-regime Areas: Alawite Youth Screaming 'We Will Leave!'

Alawite urban centers turned into forums for dozens of people to exchange information on emigration routes The Syrian regime's security forces recently arrested eight Alawites citing their intention to leave the country. Before their final ...
 NigerianHerald.com1 month ago
Social Dashboard

Assad cousin in 'road-rage death'

Story highlights Dead man is reported to have been a senior Air Force colonel The Alawite community, to which the president belongs, calls for cousin's execution Killing reportedly took place Aug. 6 According to Syrian TV, Suleiman Hilal ...
 Social Dashboard1 month ago Syria: Al-Assad cousin arrested in killing  WCVB.com1 month ago Cousin of the Syrian president held over murder Middle East  Irish Independent1 month ago Assad cousin arrested for killing  CNN1 month ago
Ya Libnan

Assad's forces retreating from strategic area near the heartland of Syria's Alawites

Map of Sahl al Ghab or Ghab plains A Syrian military source said on Tuesday the army had retreated to new defensive lines in a region of vital strategic importance to President Bashar al-Assad, seeking to avoid losses at the hands of advancing ...
 Ya Libnan1 month ago To avoid losses, Syrian army retreats in key region: army source| Reuters  First Post.com1 month ago
Radio Free Europe

Risky Business: Russian Syria Bombing Jeopardizes Ties With Sunni World

Moscow could lose significant influence in the Middle East as nations there react angrily to its bombing of Syrian opposition targets. Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, and many other states have repeatedly called on Moscow to halt its bombing ...
 Radio Free Europe2 hours ago

After nuclear deal, Iran takes role to end Syria war

Iran's nuclear deal with world powers has bolstered its central role in efforts to end the spiralling Syrian civil war, bringing Tehran back to the world stage, analysts say. Though the conflict seems trapped in a military mire -- Russia's air ...
 Arabstoday.net2 hours ago Boosted by nuke deal, Iran ups funding to Hezbollah, Hamas  The Times Of Israel2 weeks ago Israel, Iran and Russia meet in Syria  Middle East Monitor2 weeks ago What If Iran and the U.S. Keep Talking?  Bloomberg View3 weeks ago
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